Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is a smarter, safer way to use your phone in the car. It allows you to mirror your phone and display them directly on your car’s built-in display. You can get directions, make calls, send and receive messages and listen to music, all in a way that allows you to stay focused on the road. Just connect your phone and go. Works with Apple IOS 12 and Android 5.0. Third-party interface providers are solely responsible for their product functionality, and third-party terms and privacy statements apply.

EXTERIOR

Design that stimulates the spirit at first sight.

Get set to take pure exhilaration and driving pleasure to higher levels. The all-new Mazda 3 seizes the senses at first glance with its ravishing looks, designed after Mazda’s “KODO – Soul of Motion” theme. Powered by the latest SkyActiv Technology, this unprecedented sports compact brings you the ultimate in command and response. It enhances Mazda’s proprietary Jinba Ittai sensation of unity, where car and driver perform in tune like horse and rider. That’s not all. Advanced safety technologies maximise peace of mind, increasing the joy of being behind the wheel. In short, every detail of every innovation in the new Mazda 3 is dedicated to people who love to drive. And who love to make the most of life.

INTERIOR

The all-new Mazda 3 is more than a feast for the eyes. It’s a feast for the senses. Advanced SkyActiv Technology delivers more power with less fuel consumption while KODO – Soul of Motion design offers you a complete driver and car experience.

The full-colour Active Driving Display shows high-priority information as it changes from moment to moment, minimizing risks associated with looking away from the road and the time taken for the eyes to refocus.

MZD Connect, the new in-car connectivity system that allows you to access more information without compromising safety. New HMI design helps prevent confusion in decision-making, minimize driver’s eye movements, and reduce physical stress. The 7-inch LCD mounted on top of the dashboard reduces downward viewing angle, with graphics designed for instant legibility. Multi-stage operations of MZD Connect are quickly and accurately controlled by a commander control located on the centre console where the driver’s hand naturally falls.

PERFORMANCE

The technical breakthroughs of SkyActiv-G engines realise an astonishing increase in fuel efficiency—up to 15%—as well as a higher level of driving pleasure.

G-Vectoring Control (GVC)

Smooth transitions between G-forces when braking, turning and accelerating are an essential element of Jinba-ittai, and have been a major development focus at Mazda for many years. This unified feeling to braking, steering and acceleration, along with consistent feedback, allows the driver to control the vehicle easily and precisely. And now G-Vectoring Control (GVC) – the debut technology of SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS – takes this dynamic, unified feel to an even higher level. It’s a logical extension of Mazda’s human-centric design and engineering philosophy that not only concentrates on mechanical efficiency but also considers how a vehicle should be in light of human characteristics. GVC is a new approach to controlling vehicle dynamics that uses the engine to enhance chassis performance, and it gives Mazda vehicles even smoother transitions between G-forces in all driving scenarios.

SAFETY

At Mazda, we believe genuine safety can only be realized when driver awareness and control is maximized so that the risk of accidents is minimized.

The back-up monitor system features a wide-angle camera to give you a clear and comprehensive view around the rear of Mazda 3 when reversing, further enhancing safety. Obstacles in the blind spots are displayed in the instrument panel’s seven-inch centre display.

Back-up monitor system

DSC with TCS electronically controls braking force applied to each wheel to help prevent under- or oversteer and maintain vehicle stability when cornering on slippery roads or during sudden steering inputs.

Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with Traction Control System (TCS)

Front airbags are fitted as standard equipment to provide ample protection in a frontal collision. Optional side and curtain airbags mitigate the effects of side impacts within the relatively short occupant-to-door distances in a compact car, providing another layer of protection in depth against physical shock and injury in a collision.

Body Structure

Mazda 3, 4.0 out of 5 based on 2 ratings